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Rolex Event Highlights Airing on NBC Today

NBC will broadcast the highlights of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event today. The hour-long broadcast will take place from 5-6:00 p.m., EDT.

Phillip Dutton, of West Grove, Pa., captured this year's title aboard Connaught. Dutton, 44, had Read More

AAEP Including Farrier Session at 2008 Convention

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be offering a day of educational programming on farriery as part of its annual convention, which will take place in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10, 2008.

Topics will include an Read More

Animal Welfare Judging Competition Adds Veterinary Student Division

For the first time, veterinary students participated in the Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment Competition, highlighting the increased attention veterinarians are receiving for their role in ensuring animal welfare.

Now in Read More

Major Horse Shows Booked At New Kentucky Horse Park Arena

The Kentucky Horse Park announced several major horse shows that have already signed contracts or are confirmed to host their events beginning in 2009 in the new indoor arena, which is currently under construction.

"Kentucky's investment in Read More

Horse Council National Issues Forum Coming Up in June

The American Horse Council's 2008 National Issues Forum will be held June 15-18, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. This year's National Issues Forum will focus on how the horse industry and individual members can Read More

Equine Summit Tackles Competitive Horse Health Care

The Well-being of the Competitive Horse was one of three major industry issues addressed during the Kentucky International Equine Summit.

Today's summit agenda was comprised of panel discussions entitled:

Racetrack Turf Expertise Brought to Hong Kong Cross Country Course

The Olympic cross-country course at Beas River in Hong Kong has met all parameters for quality of the turf, the shock-absorbency of the footing, and its drainage ability. The turf has been declared ready for the cross-country portion of the eventin Read More

Holder Holds Lead Going into Stadium Jumping

With a faultless cross-country round, Becky Holder moved a giant step closer to winning her first Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. Holder, of Mendota Heights, Minn., has kept her number one placing since Thursday, aboard Read More

Dutton Captures First Rolex Event Win

With a completely faultless show jumping round on Connaught, Phillip Dutton, of West Grove, Pa., scored his first victory in the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam.

Becky Holder, of Mendota Heights, Minn., lowered two rails Read More

Holder Leads After First Day of Rolex Dressage

Becky Holder and Courageous Comet lead the competition at the 2008 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Farnam following the first day of dressage competition. Further sweetening their success, Holder's 39.3-scoring ride took place on her Read More

Kentucky Derby Documentary Gets Another Week in Theatres

Documentary filmmakers John and Brad Hennegan's film "The First Saturday in May," which made its debut April 18 in approximately 20 cities around the country, has been carried over for at least one more week in six Truly Indie theaters. The film Read More

Palm Beach Equine Medical Purchases Embryo Transfer Facility

Palm Beach Equine Medical Centers, headquartered in Wellington, Fla., recently purchased the New Bridge Embryo Centre in Aiken, S.C. The facility is now called the Palm Beach Equine Embryo Center (PBEEC). The goal is to continue to provide top-notc Read More

The Assure System

Assure Guard and Assure Hoof are granulated products designed to be top-dressed on your horses feed either once or twice per day. Both products start your horse on the path to gastro-intestinal stabilization and health. Read More

Kentucky Equine Humane Center Celebrates First Year

More than 168 horses in Kentucky have been provided with shelter and other humane assistance during the Kentucky Equine Humane Center's first year of operation.

The Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC) was established to provide owners with a Read More

Florida Vet Students Awarded Racetrack Scholarships

Three students from the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine have received scholarships from Gulfstream Park to further their studies in equine medicine, surgery, and research.

Established after the death of 2006 Kentucky Read More

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Offers Lectures, Demos at Rolex

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will offer three lectures and a demonstration to attendees of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, April 24-26. The lectures will offer a variety of educational information pertaining to sport horses and their Read More

Alliance Formed at Sound Horse Conference

At the recent Sound Horse Conference, leading animal welfare organizations joined with Tennessee Walking Horse industry groups to announce the formation of the new Alliance to End Soring. The conference took place April 11 and 12 in Read More

Horse Council, USDA Hosting Unwanted Horse Forum

The American Horse Council and the USDA are co-sponsoring a forum called "The Unwanted Horse Issue: What Now?" The all-day forum will be held June 18 at the Department's Jefferson Auditorium in Washington, DC.

The forum will piggy-back Read More

New York Museum Exhibit Explores Horse, Human Relationship

A new exhibit at New York City's American Museum of Natural History will examine the powerful and continuing relationship between horses and humans and explore the origins of the horse family, extending back more than 50 million years. Opening t Read More

Alltech Opens Nutrigenomics Research Facility

Representatives of animal health company Alltech cut the ribbon on a new Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition at the company's corporate headquarters in Lexington, Ky., on April 20, 2008. This center is dedicate Read More

Racehorse Lava Man Reunited with Favorite Groom

Three-time Hollywood Gold Cup winner Lava Man seems back to being his old self after recently being reunited with his favorite groom, Noe Garcia, according to trainer Doug O'Neill.

Lava Man is expected to lead the charge for O'Neill's stabl Read More

Derby Hopeful War Pass Sidelined by Injury

Robert LaPenta's War Pass, the champion 2-year-old of 2007 and winner of the $2 million Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Monmouth Park, has suffered a leg injury that has knocked the colt out of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby. Read More

J. Michael Plumb First Equestrian to be Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Karch Kiraly, three-time U.S. Olympian in volleyball (1984, 1988 and 1996) and three-time gold medalist, leads the distinguished Class of 2008 that will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Presented by Allstate. The induction ceremony Read More

Vaccination, Early Recognition Key with Potomac Horse Fever

The name is deceiving, but Potomac horse fever (PHF) is not just a concern for horses near the Potomac River. Cases have been found across most of the United States.1 Knowing the key signs of PHF and watching carefully for them can Read More

Keeneland, Toyota Award Grant to Equine Humane Center

Kentucky's at-risk horses are set to receive a gift from the Keeneland Foundation and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky in the form of a $20,000 grant to the Kentucky Equine Humane Center.

Located on a 72-acre farm near Lexington, the Read More